Issue Date: September/October 2010


GEOSTRATA, 2010, September/October, 42-46     Planning, permitting, constructing, and operating a mine are always complex, but are even more challenging under arctic conditions. Mine sites are rarely easily accessible, with planning and scheduling limitations determined by aircraft, winter roads, or ice-free sea lift. Mine infrastructure designs must accommodate an environment where permafrost and ice […]

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